Francesco Pomponi –
In fighting climate change, much has been said about energy efficiency in buildings. What about the carbon emissions involved in constructing buildings in the first place, asks Francesco Pomponi.
Jeff Risom –
Mayors, take a listen. This is how your city can become simultaneously healthier and more liveable while limiting carbon emissions, says Jeff Risom of global urban design consultancy Gehl.
Trevor Thornton –
More states and countries around the world are mulling a ban on plastic bags to curb the negative environmental impact their use is having on the world. But is that enough? Deakin University's Trevor Thornton discusses.
In a country infamous for being the second-biggest contributor of plastic waste to the oceans, a city in West Java has achieved a close to 100 per cent segregation rate. This is how Depok transformed its waste system.
Hong Kong must have a hard look at its continued dependence on the mainland for its water supply and what it costs. Singaporean water policy researcher Shanisse Goh offers lessons for the city to be self-reliant when it comes to water.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...